Dr. Tongchat Hongladaromp has been appointed as the new Chairman of the AIT Board of Trustees with effect from 10 January 2020. He succeeds H.E. Dr. Subin Pinkayan, former Foreign Minister of Thailand and distinguished AIT alumnus.
A Thai national, Dr. Tongchat graduated with a bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from Chulalongkorn University and a master degree in Engineering from the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), before earning his doctorate from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA. Dr. Tongchat was among the inaugural inductees of the AIT Hall of Fame in 2010.
Dr. Tongchat worked with major engineering companies in the United States for three years before returning to Thailand.